ORLANDO, Fla. — Terrence Ross scored 18 of his season-high 30 points in the second half, and the Orlando Magic used a decisive third-quarter run to beat the New York Knicks 107-89 on Wednesday night.
Orlando went on a 25-8 run over the final nine minutes of the third quarter and outscored New York 30-14 in the period to wipe out a three-point halftime deficit. The Knicks’ season-best three-game winning streak ended.
Nikola Vucevic had 16 points and 17 rebounds, his 20th double-double of the season. Evan Fournier, playing for the first time in more than a week because of back spasms, scored 19 points. Orlando hit 16 of 34 3-point attempts and shot 45.7% from the floor.
Julius Randle had 25 points and seven rebounds for New York. He was coming off a season-high 44 points in a win over Atlanta on Monday. RJ Barrett added 15 points for the Knicks, who shot just 25% in the second half.
New York fell to 2-9 when failing to score 100 points.